This for-profit health and wellness company was founded by Dr. Vicki Haywood Doe in 1997 with the name of Vicki Doe Fitness Arts Studio in the Youngstown Northeast Ohio area. It started as a small fitness studio catering to health and fitness issues of the underrepresented population- African Americans and minorities and to the community at large.
Today, our company has evolved into a health wellness consulting company with the name of Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC (name as of 2012): DBA Vicki Doe Fitness that specializes in designing and implementing applied exercise physiology based lifestyle interventions, medical exercise services, health promotion, and lifestyle education specifically for special populations*- (older, children, women's health, overweight/obese, or high-risk individuals with chronic diseases) for on-site and online health wellness programs-including businesses, churches, schools, and organizations, etc.
Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC: DBA Vicki Doe Fitness is dedicated to providing research-based knowledge of medicine, fitness, and science to the community at large through the development of medically integrated applied exercise physiology based fitness wellness programs, initiatives, events, health promotion, and health education that focus on prevention, and healthy living for apparently healthy, high-risk individuals, special populations (older, children/adolescents, weight loss, cardiac rehab, women's health and those who have chronic diseases) for on-site and online health wellness programs.
We embrace the concept of ” the total well-being” taking a holistic approach when we create sustainable programs to enhance and impact our quality of life. We realize that to improve health and wellness we need to not only focus on physical health but mental health, financial health, and other lifestyle components that contribute to an individual’s total well-being. This approach will yield better measurable health outcomes.
Our Scope of Practice
Our responsibility as certified exercise physiologists, exercise specialists, medical exercise professionals, health fitness coaches, nutritionists, dietitians, and healthcare professionals is to operate professionally within each of our individual scopes of practice. At Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC: DBA Vicki Doe Fitness these are the roles of each participating health wellness professional. The role of the…
Certified exercise physiologist, exercise specialist, medical exercise professional-
is to develop safe, effective, structured, applied exercise physiology-based exercise prescriptions and programming for apparently healthy clients as well as clients with medical conditions/medically controlled diseases-special populations* who have a medical clearance by their healthcare providers for independent or supervised exercise training.
Nutritionist, registered licensed dietitian-
is to develop and perform nutrition assessments, nutrition interventions using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines to enhance the health and well-being of clients including Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). In our case, with a specific focus on weight management and obesity, diabetes, hypertension, wellness and prevention, and sustainable healthy eating.
is to work with clients and the community, instructing, presenting, and conducting in-service training on nutritional programs and techniques that improve their health and well-being. They will be a catalyst in developing, carrying out, and marketing our nutrition education programs and services.
is to ensure that all of the health wellness interventions, programs, practices, and education at Haywood Doe Consulting Co., LLC: DBA Vicki Doe Fitness operates under evidence-based medicine protocols and guidelines with an emphasis on exercise and healthy nutrition for the prevention and control of lifestyle diseases. However, upholding that each health wellness professional performs professionally within their scope of practice.
Other staff and consultants
We have an independent professional healthcare and fitness network of trained educators, certified exercise physiologists, nutritionists, health fitness graduate assistants/students, contractors, medical exercise professionals, and medical healthcare providers that partner with us.
What is an exercise physiologist? How can they help me?
- An exercise physiologist is an allied health professional who specializes in the benefits of exercise to help clients get healthier and fit and to treat clients with a medical condition through exercise. They can prescribe a course of exercises for either fitness or rehabilitation/post-rehab. Exercise physiologists work with clients with medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, and other chronic conditions to regain their health and quality of life.
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We give back!
When you invest in your health and well-being by participating in any of Vicki Doe Fitness’ health fitness programs and services, you are also helping us to give back through our community outreach partnerships and sponsorships with charities and/or non-profit organizations. Thank you for your support!